HBO Reveals Their San Diego Comic Con Plans

HBO 2014 San Diego Comic Con Plans
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in ‘Game of Thrones’ (Photo: Helen Sloan/HBO)

Once again the casts of HBO’s Game of Thrones and True Blood will be making the trek to San Diego to be part of Comic Con. The sold-out pop culture/comics/TV/movie fanfest will take place July 24-27th at the Convention Center in downtown San Diego, with the HBO talent taking the stage on Friday and Saturday. In addition, Cinemax will be sending Banshee cast members to the Con for a panel discussion with fans of the series.

HBO and Cinemax’s 2014 Comic Con Schedule:

Friday, July 25

The GAME OF THRONES panel in Hall H at 1:40 p.m. will be moderated by Craig Ferguson. The panel will include: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, executive producers, writers and showrunners of GAME OF THRONES, and George R.R. Martin, co-executive producer and author of the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire, on which the HBO drama is based. Cast members scheduled to attend (in alphabetical order): John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Rose Leslie (Ygritte), Rory McCann (Sandor “The Hound” Clegane), Pedro Pascal (Oberyn Martell), Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) and Maisie Williams (Arya Stark). Autograph signing is at the WB booth at 3:30 p.m.

The panel for BANSHEE in Room 6A at 7:15 p.m. will be moderated by Grantland staff writer Andy Greenwald. Panelists include: creator and executive producer Jonathan Tropper and cast members Antony Starr (Lucas Hood), Ivana Milicevic (Carrie Hopewell), Ulrich Thomsen (Kai Proctor) and Geno Segers (Chayton Littlestone). Autograph signing is at the WB booth at 6:15 p.m.

Saturday, July 26

The TRUE BLOOD panel in Ballroom 20 at 5:00 p.m. will be moderated by Tim Stack of Entertainment Weekly. Panelists include: executive producer Brian Buckner and cast members (in alphabetical order) Chris Bauer (Andy Bellefleur), Kristin Bauer van Straten (Pam Swynford de Beaufort), Anna Camp (Sarah Newlin), Nelsan Ellis (Lafayette Reynolds), Stephen Moyer (Bill Compton), Anna Paquin (Sookie Stackhouse), Nathan Parsons (James), Carrie Preston (Arlene Bellefleur), Sam Trammell (Sam Merlotte), Rutina Wesley (Tara Thornton) and Deborah Ann Woll (Jessica Hamby). Autograph signing is at the WB booth at 2:00 p.m.

HBO will also be hosting the HBO Pop Up Shop at Market Street and 8th Avenue. Comic Con attendees can pick up Game of Thrones, True Blood, and other HBO series souvenirs at the Pop Up Shop on Thursday and Friday between 10am and 6pm, Saturday from 11am-7pm, and Sunday from 9am-3pm.

-By Rebecca Murray

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